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of a meningitis outbreak in new york. the big apple is seeing a string of gay men suffering from the potentially deadly bacteria since there's so much travel between our two cities, officials want gay men here to be aware and consider getting vaccinated. >>> if gay men are planning to travel to new york over the holidays for the next several weeks and think that they may have partners from new york city, they should be aware of this and talk to their providers about potentially getting the vaccine themselves before they travel. >> routine vaccination is recommended for middle and high school students and college students living in dorms. >>> arizona isn't the only state to protest the controversial share fair. california is doing it too. drag queens calling themselves the sisters of perpetual indulgency invaded a dinner party for joe arpaio. he spoke at a middle school after he received 50 letters from 8th graders questioning him about the immigration rules, but the school canceled the meeting. >> they accused me of running concentration camps, they called me a racist, so i wanted to meet with t
minutes. >> erica ferrari at cbsmoneywatch.com is in new york this morning with the latest on business. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. drab holiday sales and investor concerns over the looming "fiscal cliff" pushed stocks down for a third consecutive day. the dow lost 24 points thursday. the nasdaq fell 22. asian stocks are higher this morning after china's industrial companies showed profits. tokyo's nikkei gained 1% to finish at a 21-month high. hong kong's hang seng rose half a percent. >>> president obama returns to washington for one final effort to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff." with just five days left until the deadline and no sign of a compromise, congressional leaders are urging the senate to consider a bill that's already passed in the house that would extend existing tax cuts. >>> the us treasury department says it will start taking steps to postpone the government from hitting the $16.4 trillion debt limit the money the government can spend to finance its operations. >>> toyota will pay the biggest sum of money ever recorded for a car defect. the proposed $1
on that investigation into the shooting in new york city coming up but first a check of the weather. we know people may be out and about visiting people today. >> a little bit of rain huh lawrence? >> watch the possibility for flooding especially this afternoon. the storm will again pack a punch not the biggest one we've seen but nonetheless the ground is already saturated. you can see it diving into the bay area right now. in fact the hi-def doppler radar is picking up showers in the north bay. in the afternoon that's when the storm system races through the bay area. the temperatures a little cool right now. 30s and some 40s around the bay area. this afternoon could be very stormy. even the possibility of isolated thunderstorms, highs only in the low to about mid 50s. more showers for tomorrow as well and hopefully we'll catch a break in the storeny weather. back to you. >>> thank you lawrence. and just a quick update on the traffic information. still all lanes blocked northbound 880 approaching fruit vail. a return injury crash and they're temporarily detouring cars still off the hyde street exit. th
helped reduce violent crime when headed up the new york and l.a. pds but some residents aren't sure a new consultant is a good solution to the city of oakland. the oakland city council by the way votes next month on the plan to hire bratton. it's going to cost $250,000 to use him as a consultant. >>> a milestone today for san francisco's muni. the public transit system is turning 100 years old and there's a celebration designed to benefit everyone. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco to give us some history. >> reporter: 100 years ago the first muni line started running from geary to 33rd avenue. today, muni railway serves about 200 million passengers a year. it has a network of 63 bus routes a historic light rail system, streetcars and three cable car lines. but before muni even existed, the city's public transit system involved horse-drawn buggies. to celebrate, service on all muni services including the cable car line will be free starting right now until 5 a.m. tomorrow. originally muni was planning to charge riders a 5-cent fare because that was the original cost about 1
. she is in the hospital in new york this morning. the clot was discovered yesterday in a follow-up exam following the concussion she had this month. her spokesman says the clot is related to the concussion but is not saying exactly where that clot is located. she is being treated with anticoagulants and will stay in the hospital for the next couple of days. >>> on the scene of developing news in san francisco this morning, cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the excelsior district where a suspicious fire is under investigation. >>> reporter: firefighters are calling it suspicious because of how quickly the flames spread. you can see now crews are still here. we heard reports that residents did admit to having an illegal marijuana grow operation but an arson team will be investigating the cause of this fire. two people were taken to the hospital for nonlife- threatening injuries. three residents are now homeless as a result of this fire. it started around 1:00 this morning at a home near athens and peru avenue. it quickly escalated and firefighters say they had to work fast to keep it fro
and rambunctious. jack pinto loved the new york giants. he was buried in the jersey his favorite player, victor cruz. >> there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs with the angels and knocking halos off their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: honan funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. marly hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut. >>> some california lawmakers say it's time for new state laws in hope of preventing tragedies like the one in connecticut. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun users to get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman the chairman of cal gun does support more backgr
a new york home with his 10-year-old niece cameras were rolling as a suspect jumped out a window runs to the front of the house. police rush in and take him down. oh, and by the way, so did some family members who pitched in to help out. police eventually too bad him into custody. but not before a very chaotic scene. nobody was hurt. i imagine that guy got a little bruised up by family members. >> but they're lucky it was just bruised up. when you get in that situation, that could be very dangerous. >>> all right. 5:15. let's get a check on the roads. >> all right. gianna, that's your domain. >> that's my forte. we'll head to city streets in san francisco. cate will have more details in a live report but right now lanes are blocked four lanes at essex at folsom. this is due to an accidents where a vehicle took out a fire hydrant so they had a big water mess in the area. this will affect accessing the bay bridge. eastbound bay bridge the ramp may b blocked. lower deck traffic okay. on the upper deck of the bay bridge no problems. the ramp accessing the bay bridge from essex street may
, 45 degrees in chicago. you have some rain in new york 54 degrees. around the bay area, we'll keep those temperatures mainly in the 50s and couple of low 60s. the next few days may watch the weather settle down a bit. frosty temperatures tonight and tomorrow night very cold. but then stormy weather could make a return on thursday staying unsettled and possibly wet right into the weekend. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a group of fishermen in santa cruz make it off their sinking boat in santa cruz alive. six men set sail yesterday when their 18-foot boat started taking on water. they called for help, took an hour for rescuers to find them. everybody on board made it out safely and uninjured. >>> more bay area headlines. the san francisco deputy accused of robbing a bank will be back in court today. police say that phillip tonge held up a bank of america branch in the richmond district in november. he allegedly handed the teller a note saying he was armed. investigators used video to identify him and matched his fingerprints with the ones on the note. >>> and three people are in cust
in new york. >> reporter: good morning. asian markets were up this morning as investors snapped up year end stocks. tokyo's nikkei added 1.5% as japan swore in a new prime minister. the shanghai composite was up .25%. investors will return to wall street with concerns over the "fiscal cliff." on monday, before closing for christmas the dow lost 52 points while the nasdaq dropped 8. the white house says the president is cutting its vacation in hawaii short to deal with "fiscal cliff" negotiations. his focus, figure out a plan to avoid the huge spike in taxes and spending cuts set to take effect in 6 days. senate majority leader harry reid is believed to be crafting his own fiscal package including extending the bush- era tax cuts for households making less than $250,000. now, regardless of what happens with the "fiscal cliff," new taxes to help pay for the affordable healthcare act will take effect january 1. but the average american will not really see a difference in his bill to the irs. the wealthiest 2% of americans and the healthcare industry will pick up the majority of the tab. ba
to see rainy conditions in houston, chicago, and new york city. >>> thank you. in your world this morning, a u.s. military member was killed yesterday while rescuing a colorado springs doctor kidnapped by the taliban. insurgents captured dr. joseph on wednesday outside kabul. he was e working for a missionary group in the area. president obama and leon panetta are praising the operation and the service member killed for their efforts. >>> protesters continue to demonstrate outside the presidential palace in cairo. opponents are calling for a boycott of the constitutional referendum scheduled for saturday. the constitution was pushed through without input from any group other than the islamics. >>> the noble committee chairman is presenting the the prize in oslo hall. the european union was this year years winner for its work fostering peace. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return to the united states. mcafee is accused o of killing his neighbor in beliz. >> our intent is to return to america and settle down to whatever normal life we can settle down to under the circumstances. >> he answ
degrees in houston. 40 in denver. you have snow and then some rain into chicago. rain in new york and 47 degrees. here's the latest on our futurecast as you will see the system sliding through the bay area moving very, very slowly. then the rainfall especially overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. then the next couple of days. right through the weekend. finally dry on discrimination. >>> the insurance institute for highway safety gave the 2012 prius and camry poor ratings. but toyota is on track to overtake gm as the world's largest automaker. the camry is this year's number one selling family sedan. >>> part of an exchange program empowers the middle school children and the group they are helping making it a truex change. that's what makes saint mark's this week's "cool school." >> i tried this one. this one is good. >> reporter: natalie and kayla don't intend the same school but they are still good friends. >> we like the same bands and the same books and we are similar. >> reporter: they met in an exchange program, a resource center serving marin's immigrant population. they he
. >> how do you sleep, though, you feel like you're in downtown new york. >> maybe you shut them off. >> crazy. >> i think we're in for a break on this christmas eve. >> yeah, guys. a much needed break after a stormy weekend. there's still another one out. there looks like that could move in on christmas day. you can see there on the satellite image, most of the storm system sliding eastward. a lot of snow in the sierra nevada. on the high-def doppler radar, you can see it move in along the coastline. i think this will be the end of it as the storm system will break down just a lit. as we go throughout the day, some parting clouds, some cool temperatures. should stay mostly dry. another storm headed in this direction. this doesn't look as strong as the storm that passed through. still the damage done. the water racing down the hills. we're watching the river closely. the flood stage at 32 feet. expected to crest just shy of the flood stage under 31 feet. we could see minor flooding there, and some of the forecasts are off. here's the next storm system off the coastline. that will be
erica ferrari has an update from new york. >> reporter: good morning. concern over fiscal talks in washington could push stocks down for a second day. the dow finished down 74 thursday, nasdaq down 21. last night president obama and house speaker john boehner met for just under an hour. the brief meeting was described as frank but there is still no sign of a compromise. the white house says the president will not budge in his tax strategy to raise rates on the top 2% of americans. republicans want more cuts to social programs like medicare. >>> a new report showing growth in china's manufacturing sector lifted most asian stocks. hong kong's hang seng gained .5%. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction. >>> now, you might not know the name but you have seen the unique label that norman woodland developed with another engineer. woodland invented the bar code. now what it is, that rectangle found on about every product we buy in stores. they got a patent for their invention 60 years ago. but the technology to use the bar code was not developed until 1974. norman woodland was 91. let's send
.com has the latest on monday in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. well, asian markets were mostly high they are morning on improved manufacturing data from china. tokyo's nikkei edged up a fraction to a seven month closing high while hong kong's hang seng lost a percent. >>> on wall street there was little movement as investors were cautious with all eyes on the "fiscal cliff." the dow rose 3, nasdaq down 2. >>> so far there's no resolution of the strike by clerical work at the ports of los angeles and long beach. the strike enters its 7th day today dramatically slowing traffic at the nation's busiest cargo complex. dock workers refuse to cross the picket lines. the clerical workers say management has been outsourcing their work. >>> and delta airlines is looking to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airlines. now owned by singapore airlines. some 51% of virgin atlantic is owned by richard branson. virgin is the second biggest airline at london's heathrow airport. a delta partnership would allow delta to expand its london-to- new york flight. that
are trying to figure out the motor -- new york police are trying to figure out the motive of a 2 p.m. afternoon murder yesterday. a 31-year-old man from los angeles was shot in the back of the head near central park. police say the gunman jumped into a waiting car and took off. >>> smoking marriage is now officially legal in colorado. -- smoking marijuana is officially legal in colorado. the governor declared the voter- approved amendment is now part of the state constitution. it allows anyone over 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for recreational use or six plants. colorado still does not allow commercial sale of pot. state leaders are waiting for federal guidance on that front. >>> it is 5:19. a new report by the u.s. census bureau suggest that is women have a better chance than men of living to be 100. sorry, guys. the more than 53,000 americans 100 years old, 80% are actually women. race and ethnicity are also factors. the 2010 census found the majority of the centenarians are white women who live in urban areas. >>> 5:20. call them the road warriors. golden state take
in houston. about 52 degrees a few clouds into denver. 48 in chicago. mostly sunny and 48 degrees in new york. let's time out this next storm. mostly clear today. tomorrow looks like a chance of showers. the main low off the coast. so most of the moisture going to skirt the coast. so yeah, looks like just kind of a swing as it moves right on by the bay area and then it moves out of town but more rain expected as we get into saturday and sunday. temperatures expected to be in the 50s all around the south bay today and along the coastline. 50s into the east bay as well and as you get inside the bay, we'll keep those temperatures cool, mainly into the 50s. next couple of days looks like back to an active and possibly wet weather pattern. not only tomorrow, but right into the weekend. and well into next week, guys how about that? >> we'll take it. >>> if this story if it wasn't so serious it may make you laugh a bit but the reality is, this mystery go-kart driver is putting himself and others in danger. watch as the driver avoids spinning out in oncoming traffic on one of sydney's busiest roads a
in a death of a new york subway passenger who was pushed on to a track. surveillance video from monday's incident shows the victim in a confrontation with the suspect shortly before he was shoved on the tracks at the times square station. the victim was hit by a train and then killed. witnesses say the man desperately tried to climb back up to the platform but was unable to make it. >> just standing in fear and shock not knowing what's going on. some ran out, others just stood there. >> some witnesses say they noticed the suspect acting strangely before the incident. investigators say he frequented the area often, helping street vendors. it's not clear how he implicated himself. >>> 5:18 now. lawmakers on capitol hill now have less than four weeks to avoid the dreaded "fiscal cliff" we have all heard about. if democrats and republicans don't reach a budget agreement by year's end, across-the-board tax hikes and budget cuts will kick in automatically. house speaker john boehnered off a republican proposal this week but president obama and other democrats have dismissed it because it inc
change. >> plus a crowning moment for the one world trade center building in new york city. >> and a natural gas explosion leaving a monster hole in a highway. the damage it did to several homes. ,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] may your holidays be merry and bright. re-opened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. >>> check it out a highway in west virginia just reopened a few minutes ago after a natural gas line explosion shut it down. the 20" transmission line exploded around 1:00 yesterday. it destroyed at least five homes and shut down part of interstate 77. flames reached up to 75 feet high. several people there were treated for smoke inhalation. the cause is still under investigation. they got a wrap on it but quite some video. >>> new milestone for the world trade center high-rise its crowning spir on site. this is a live look. once the spire is on top of one world trade the building will stand at 1776 feet. it's set to become the tallest building if the western hemisphere. crews are expected to take about three months for the in
, 77. a lot of rain and snow out in denver, 23 degrees there. chicago and new york partly to mostly cloudy skies. pinch point forecast a whole lot of 50s around the bay area 53 in concord. mid-50s by the afternoon in oakland. 52 in san francisco. more sunshine and things change or thursday. more clouds roll in because of the low pressure system we just showed you. things unsettled through the weekend. monday and tuesday in time for christmas, it looks like we dry out. that's a check of your weather and seven-day forecast. for more on traffic, here's gianna. >> let's enjoy these dry roads, as well. starting to see a backup at the bay bridge. no metering lights slow in the cash lanes. fastrak users though seem to be moving okay through the bay bridge. jumping to our maps right now checking our eastshore freeway commute to the bay bridge toll plaza clocking at nice speeds 6555 miles per hour westbound 80 not too bad. traffic moving nicely there at 65, 55 miles an hour. no delays approaching the bridge. trouble spot in ben lomond, highway 9 chosed at glen arbor. chp is doing traffic con
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